The Red Deer Chiropractic and Laser Centre Team.
Meet the Doctors
Meet the Staff
Karissa Schlosser is a Registered Massage Therapist, Laser Technician, Certified Lensen Therapist, and a Certified level 1 Sports Massage Therapist. After completing a locum position with us in July 2012, Karissa began working full time in October 2012. Karissa graduated in June 2012 from the Alberta Institute of Massage completing the basic massage 1000 hour certification. In June 2013, she graduated from the Northern Institute of Massage, completing her advanced massage 2200 hour certification. Karissa specializes in Advance Therapuetic Massage and Manual Osteopath- Assessment and Correction. She is warm, friendly and personable. She makes it her goal to have each patient's best interest at heart, and it is her mission to improve one's everyday quality of life. We're very pleased to have Karissa as a member of our team!
Karissa's favourite quote: "In a world where you can be anything- be yourself!" -unknown
Larissa Romanova is a Registered Massage Therpaist, Certified Sports Massage Therapist, Certified Laser Technician, and a level Two Cranial Sacral Therapist. Larissa has worked with us since 2001, and we're very glad to have her on board with us! Originally from Russia, she was inspired to pursue a career in "chiropracy" and the art of healing from a young age through her family. Larissa completed her basic and advanced 2200 hour massage certification from the Alberta Institute of Massage. In addition, she recently completed a level one and level two course in Cranial Sacral Therapy. She is a very friendly, outgoing, and a positive individual who's dedicated to helping patients achieve their desired results.
Larissa's favourite quote: "Love with love, live with love, and send it out." - unknown
Kelly Pickering started with Red Deer Chiropractic and Laser Centre in 2005 as a "Laser Technician in Training." Utilizing previous anatomy training, she job shadowed Dr. Teresa Demas using the Bioflex Laser System before completing her Laser Certification training in Toronto in 2006. Having a keen interest and desire to learn more about the laser system, Kelly traveled to Vancouver and completed an advanced training course specializing in low back injuries. She continues ongoing learning in the field and looks forward to completing other advanced training courses. She prides herself on providing high quality, compassionate care and finds it very rewarding to help individuals heal and live pain free lives. Her secondary duties include office photography, computer maintenance, and some marketing duties. We're glad to have such a passionate and ambitious individual as member of our team!
Kelly's favourite quote: "The true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good." - unknown
Barb Quaife works as our chiropractic assistant, as well as managing the front desk. She maintains a warm, caring, and friendly atmosphere at the clinic and strives to create positive interactions with our patients, that each one deserves. She is pleased to work with our dedicated team that focuses on the wellness of our patients, and shares our strong values of maintaining good health and well-being. Her kind and caring attributes are reflected through her attitude here at the Red Deer Chiropractic and Laser Centre and we very much enjoy having Barb work with us!
Barb's favourite quote: "Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless." - Mother Teresa
Jenny Phelps is our office manager, most often seen maintaning the reception desk of our busy practice! She's an excellent addition to the team through her bubbly and warm personality as well as her positive perspectives on the art of healing. The part of her job that she enjoys the most is the opportunity to work with other people and helping them improve their quality of life, through regular chiropractic care.
Jenny's favourite quote: "Attitude is everything. Attitude is contagious...is yours worth catching?" - unknown
Marilyn Childlow jouned our team with her husband, Dr. Glenn Chidlow in April 2011. You will find her smiling face at our front desk, usually on Saturdays. She has numerous training courses as an expert patient advocate. Marilyn managed and worked along-side Dr. Glenn at Ponoka Family Chiropractic for 40 years. Marilyn's happy and perky personality helps attribute to our positive atmosphere and it's a great pleasure having her as a member of the team!
Marilyn's favourite quote: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny compared to what lies within us" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Dr. Teresa and her staff are the BEST!!!! The place where patients are # 1. No doubt about it! From Chiro to laser to massage and maybe the most important, the Admin staff! Thank you to all of you! We as patients just need to lobby government to pay at least a portion under health care for these treatments! (not just private health plans!). I have seen first hand how well LASER works!
- Nola H. / Red Deer, Alberta